Nearly a quarter of the way into the NBA season, a hotly contested and deep MVP race is already shaping up featuring established stars and one rising phenom.
Do recent winners James Harden and Giannis Antetokounmpo have an edge? How do Los Angeles Lakers teammates Anthony Davis and LeBron James fit in? And how strong is Luka Doncic's case in only his second season with the Dallas Mavericks?
Our NBA experts answer the big questions about the MVP race and what's next.